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Coin: Fifteen Cents 1972
Description

CountryBahamas CurrencyBahamian Dollar
Face value15 (x Cent) TypeFifteen Cents
Year1972 CurrentYes
Mintage46,000 (46000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Franklin Mint Letters FM 46,000 (46000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeSquare
Size (mm)21.5000 Thickness (mm)2.1700
Mass (g)6.4800
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (portrait by Arnold Machin, known as the "Second portrait"); around above, COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS; around below, ELIZABETH II.

Obverse inscription COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ELIZABETH II
Reverse

At centre, a hibiscus flower (of the species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis); below, the date 1972; around below, the denomination FIFTEEN CENTS divided by the flower and date. The mint mark is to the left of the lowest flower stem, above the date.

Reverse inscriptionFIFTEEN 1972 CENTS
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Fifteen Cents 1972: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 35,000 (included in main number)
Fifteen Cents 1972: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBahamas KM# 15
Fifteen Cents 1972: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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List of all (24) coins of type: Bahamas / Fifteen Cents
Fifteen Cents 1966 Fifteen Cents 1969 Fifteen Cents 1970 Fifteen Cents 1971 Fifteen Cents 1972 Fifteen Cents 1973
Fifteen Cents 1974 Fifteen Cents 1975 Fifteen Cents 1976 Fifteen Cents 1977 Fifteen Cents 1978 Fifteen Cents 1979 (Proof only)
Fifteen Cents 1980 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 1981 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 1982 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 1983 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 1984 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 1985 (Proof only)
Fifteen Cents 1989 Fifteen Cents 1991 Fifteen Cents 1992 Fifteen Cents 1996 Fifteen Cents 1998 (Proof only) Fifteen Cents 2005